Whether your home is experiencing structural damage from foundation settlement, hydrostatic pressure, soil washout, frost, or some other force, we have the products that you need to permanently solve your problem and restore value to your home.
Each of our foundation repair products complies with the strictest industry standards and has been tried and tested by more than 100 major structural repair contractors throughout North America. With each installation we include a written manufacturer's warranty, as well as our own in-house performance warranty.
We'd like to meet with you to explain how our products can solve your unique structural issue. To prepare a free foundation repair quote, we inspect your damaged areas, identify the causes, and create a written proposal that outlines all work to be done. If you live in Greater Ottawa and would like to schedule your free foundation inspection and quote, call or e-mail us today!
Our Foundation Products
I-Beam Wall Brace
Foundation & Slab Piers
Crawl Space Jack Posts
CarbonArmor® Wall Reinforcing System
The Foundation Guys waterproofed a foundation of a new home in Osgood Ontario
The SmartJack® Crawl Space Stabilizer is an adjustable supplemental support system used for sagging crawl spaces.
It not only provides supplemental support to your failing structure -- it can also often lift failing floor joists or beams, restoring them to their original position.
This crawl space support system is unique in that it's made with strong, corrosion-resistant, galvanized steel. Because your system will not develop rust, it will remain adjustable for years, should you need to perform future adjustments.
The SmartJack® is available for installation throughout Ontario, including Gloucester, Ottawa, Kanata, Orleans, Nepean, and nearby areas.
We also Waterproof New Foundations! Call us now at 1-844-385-8867 to get your estimate.
We have 35 years of experience in Removing and Installing Custom Concrete Stairs over the cold storage of Homes in Ottawa.
Here we repaired a bowing foundation wall. The homeowner is now happy and has peace of mind with their structurally safe foundation.
Here we restored and stabilized a deteriorationg foundation wall in the Sandy Hill area in Ottawa, Ontario.
This Ottawa homeowner had their Foundation Damp-proofed. They were upset to find that it did not keep the water out of the basement. They called The Foundation Guys in to Waterproof the foundation with rubber and now has a healthy and dry basement.
This Orleans Ontario homeowner had a crack in the foundation of their home.
Here we Waterproofed a foundation that had been leaking on a Heritage Building in the Glebe.
The home owner would like to raise the grade/earth around the home, as well as extend the waterproofing membrane vertically on the wall of the home.
At The Foundation Guys Inc., we have exclusive access to Supportworks' industry leading structural repair products in our Ontario service area.
Supportworks is the only manufacturer that maintains an in-house staff of both structural and geotechnical engineers. These experts focus on product design and quality, while also providing technical support to other engineers, architects, building departments, and general contractors in the field.
To help you decide if our products are the best ones for you, we offer free on-site inspections and consultations. We'll help you learn what caused your unique foundation problem, which options are best for repairing the problem, and what measures will prevent future issues. To schedule your free structural repair quote, call or e-mail us today!
We're proud to serve Ottawa, Nepean, Orleans, Gloucester, Kanata, nearby localities such as Richmond, Smiths Falls, Carleton Place, Vanier, Renfrew, and the surrounding areas.
The existing expansion joint between the driveway and garage is fully compressed.
Even when the joint appears wide enough at the surface, the concrete may still be in contact underneath. This means that when the street expands with heat, your driveway is being pushed into the rest of your home.
The foundation walls on either side of the garage door are being pushed inwards by the driveway slab.
This is a sign that when the concrete pavement expanded and lengthened, pushing into the concrete driveway, there was insufficient compression space within the expansion joints. The only place for the driveway slab to go was through your garage walls.
Gaps have formed behind the foundation walls on either side of the garage door as the garage slab is pushed rearward.
Installing new expansion joints in the driveway and installing wall anchors will restore your foundation walls to structural stability.
Basement walls or foundation walls are pushed out by the garage slab.
At this stage, the damage caused by street creep has lead to a potentially serious foundation issue. It's important to address this soon -- before the damage becomes any more significant.
When it isn't possible to anchor walls in the soils outside the foundation due to properly line restrictions, we recommend repairing your damaged foundation walls with the PowerBrace™ Wall Repair System.
The PowerBrace™ is an adjustable steel I-beam system with two important benefits: stabilizing bowed or tilting walls, and (over time) forcing bowed or tilting wall sections back to their original position. All PowerBrace™ components are manufactured to exacting standards, with an anti-corrosion zinc coating that will keep them looking like new for decades to come!
When soils are unable to bear the load of the structure on top of it, that structure must sink downwards into the ground. This is true with homes, concrete floors, chimneys, and many other structures.
Piers can solve settlement problems by transferring a structure's weight to strong, competent supporting soils at greater depth. Piers can effectively stabilize a settling structure and can even provide jacking points to lift the structure upwards to its original, level position.
Floors over crawl space foundations sag due to many reasons, including inadequate or shifting supports beneath floor joists and lumber deterioration due to mold and rot.
As a floor sags, this problem is often associated with other issues, including cracking drywall, skewed door and window openings, and a potentially moldy, musty odor in the house. Our SmartJack® system is designed to straighten and strengthen sagging floors over crawl space foundations. We also have other products that can eliminate crawl space moisture problems like rot and corroded metal surfaces.
CarbonArmor® straps are a quick, affordable way to stabilize block and poured concrete walls that have cracked and that are showing signs of bowing. Our installers determine the number of straps required, depending upon the pressure being exerted and the length of the affected wall. The super strong carbon fiber straps are then attached to the wall with epoxy.
While this method does not restore a bowed wall to its original plumb state, it will halt further movement and cracks. And because the straps don’t protrude from the wall the way I-beams do, the repair can be easily covered with mortar, paint, or light wall panels.